Author: The Editorial Board

It’s time to recognize Afghanistan’s silenced genocide

Courtesy of Sefat Hamkar A clear, melancholic voice cut through the silence in Centennial Olympic Park.  “While you were here, you were all my hopes for life. Now I am left in grief, full of pain. Why have you left?” Sharifa Hussain, a Hazara Atlanta resident, stood with a megaphone in one hand and the [...]

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NYU administration sets precedent for student faculty relations

(Pixabay/mohamed_hassan) Maitland Jones, an acclaimed professor of organic chemistry who taught at New York University (NYU), was recently terminated by the university’s deans. This move stunned faculty, alumni and even the 82 of his 350 students who had signed a petition stating that his course was too difficult. They wanted better grades, not a fired [...]

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Womanhood does not excuse blatant fascism

(Wikimedia Commons / Presidenza della Repubblica) Marginalized identities have started to develop as a tag-line for elections. Touting a female prime minister, senator, president or any other position of power has been seen as a form of feminism and progress.  Exit polls in late September projected an overwhelming promise for the Italian right-wing Brothers of [...]

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Let’s support Iran’s fight for women, life and freedom

(Wikimedia Commons/ideaophagous) Over the past few weeks, protests have raged on after a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman named Mahsa Amini died in the custody of Iran’s so-called morality police. Her crime? Wearing her hijab improperly. Outrage over Amini’s death has catalyzed some of the country’s largest anti-clerical protests in decades, with women standing at the [...]

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The Queen is dead. It’s okay to condemn her.

(flickr/BiblioArchives) Hours before Queen Elizabeth II’s death last week, Buckingham Palace announced that doctors were “concerned” for her health. Reactions on social media were many and varied, but one in particular sparked undue outrage. When Dr. Uju Anya, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) (Pa.), tweeted, “I heard the chief monarch of a thieving [...]

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